urban infrasctructure http://kuer.org en Is Salt Lake City the Next Google Fiber City? http://kuer.org/post/salt-lake-city-next-google-fiber-city <p>Officials with <a href="https://www.google.com/">Google </a>announced Wednesday that Salt Lake City is on a list of nine cities where the company wants to expand its ultra-high speed network called <a href="https://fiber.google.com/about/">Fiber</a>.&nbsp; It would be the same system that residents of Provo are now signing up for. Michael Slinger is the director of business operations for Google.&nbsp; He says the announcement only marks the beginning of a six to nine month process.</p> Thu, 20 Feb 2014 01:00:08 +0000 Bob Nelson 42379 at http://kuer.org Is Salt Lake City the Next Google Fiber City? Inspection Finds Surplus Canal Levees "Unacceptable" http://kuer.org/post/inspection-finds-surplus-canal-levees-unacceptable <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">An inspection by the Army Corps of Engineers has found the levees along the Jordan River Surplus Canal are in “unacceptable” condition.&nbsp; But Salt Lake County is promising to bring them back up to standard.&nbsp; </span></p> Fri, 01 Nov 2013 20:15:17 +0000 Dan Bammes 37621 at http://kuer.org Inspection Finds Surplus Canal Levees "Unacceptable"